In view of the wonders of grace and righteousness displayed in God's
salvation, the whole creation is invited to unite in praise.
1. gotten . . . victory--literally, "made salvation," enabled Him to
save His people.
right hand, and . . . arm--denote power.
holy arm--or, "arm of holiness," the power of His united moral
(Ps 22:3; 32:11).
2. salvation--the result of His righteousness
(Ps 7:17; 31:1),
and both are publicly displayed.
3. The union of mercy and truth
(Ps 57:3; 85:10)
secure the blessings of the promise
(Ge 12:3; 18:18)
to all the world
4-6. make a loud noise--or, "burst forth"
(Isa 14:7; 44:23).
before . . . King--hail Him as your sovereign; and while, with every
aid to demonstrate zeal and joy, intelligent creatures are invited to
praise, as in
inanimate nature is also summoned to honor Him who triumphs and rules
in righteousness and equity.